Tennessee and the nation need more college-educated citizens to provide the workforce for the 21st century. Tennessee lags behind the nation in the percentage of adults with college degrees because of lower numbers pursuing college education and lower rates of graduation among those who enter college.
Each campus of the university must improve the breadth and depth of its applicant pool by working more effectively with Tennessee’s P–12 educational system and must offer attractive options to students to provide the broadest possible access to applicants from Tennessee and beyond. The number of students pursuing college degrees must increase and graduation rates must be enhanced through improving services and interventions, and curricular and co-curricular environments.
The Strategic Focus Area of Student Access and Success includes the following measures:
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